3 yrs experience in sterile processing, surgical services, or patient care. Demonstrated proficiency in all essential functions. High school graduate or equivalent. Nationally certified through the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) or The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD), and/or equivalent state certification is required.
The Sterile Processing Core Technician demonstrates through practice a clear understanding of the instrumentation and supplies utilized during surgical procedures. Responsible for sterility assurance monitoring of all steam and paracetic acid sterilizers located in
the operating room.
Inventories and orders supplies for operating room sterilizers and maintains prescribed levels of sterile supplies/instruments within the sterile core.
The SP Core Technician is available for rapid turnover of instrumentation as necessary.
Completes decontamination and leak testing of flexible endoscopes.
Operates steam and paracetic acid sterilizers and ensures that sterilization parameters are met.
The SP Core Technician works closely with the Surgery Equipment Tech to facilitate preventive maintenance and in house repairs.
Reports defective material, instrumentation, and equipment and takes appropriate action to replace or repair items.
Demonstrates effective communication at all skill levels within the operating room, sterile supply and SPD.
Understands and participates in the process of case cart assembly, pulls instrumentation and assists with final assessment.
Able to maintain reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
Able to maintain compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.
Orlando Health - 15 months ago